The Song of Hiawatha
Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1855. From the Bart Auerbach Collection. 8vo. Original chocolate brown cloth, decorated in blind, spine gilt-lettered; in a blue quarter morocco slipcase. Very faint spotting to sides. Item #409438
First American edition, first printing, with the letter "n" missing in the word "one" on p. 278 line 4 up; 12-page publisher's catalogue at end (dated November 1855). Ink gift inscription dated in November 1855 on front free endpaper. The American edition was published several months after its publication in London. A fine copy. BAL 12112; Grolier/American 66. (BA).
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